iPhone app Distances now called Routes

By Skip

In an older post I had reviewed an app called Distances.  This app is now called Routes.

Really, not much has changed since the name change… The one really big thing that I wish this app had was automatic calculation or should I say “snapping” to a road.  That way, if the road was curved, you would have have to place a ton of marker pins in order to get the proper line so that the distance can also be calculated properly.

Other than that, it is a pretty good way of quickly assessing a new route and the distance of it.  This has help me plan specific running and biking routes.

For more information, CLICK HERE (this link will launch iTunes)

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Filed in: Fitness and Running Software, iPhone Apps • Monday, April 19th, 2010
 

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